Jump to content
  • Join Our Community!

    Do you have questions about celiac disease or the gluten-free diet?

Mamato2boys

Apples Now, Too ?

Rate this topic

Recommended Posts

:unsure:

So it seems now that I've gone gluten-free, more and more food sensitivities are cropping up. Dairy, soy, oats (probably from cc). Yesterday I had 2 apples and noticed they hurt my stomach. I was at work and starving (I inadvertently didn't bring enough food), and noticed the first apple bothered me a few hours earlier. But I figured between the apple and gluten-rich foods, I'd be better off eating the apple. I seem to remember apples bothering me years ago when I was a kid, but somehow managed to forget about that. I get a really uncomfortable stabbing sensation in my stomach. It almost feels like a sharp piece of apple is jabbing me in the stomach from the inside ! :o

~sigh~

Anybody else experience something like this ? :huh:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I can't drink oj on an empty stomach, and tend not to eat fruit when I'm hungry. Maybe you're just sensitive to the fructose and you noticed it more this time because it was all you ate.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't know how long you've been going gluten-free but I've been about 5 weeks and I've had similar experiences. I'll be hungry all of the time and apples tend to make me feel a little queesy.

However, the feeling disapates rather quicky and it seems to be related to the size of the apple. Just about everything I eat these days will cause some reaction or other simply because my intestine is just beginning to heal and still can't process food 100%.

I agree that protein is the best thing to reach for. When I used to reach for chocolate as an after dinner snack, now I'll reach for a hot dog (Jenny-O turkey frank wrapped in a corn tortilla). If a large meal upsets your system, try smaller meals spread out over the day - find some way to work in some protien (such as cheese or peanut butter) and I think you'll find you're staying "full" longer.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

for the first eight months or so, only about 7 foods didn't bother me. apples still do, actually. only a few fruit i can down without getting really irritated.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest AutumnE

Do you have a corn allergy or corn intolerance? I read that the wax in apple skins may contain corn. I have problems with apples also.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

One morning I ate 3 apples for breakfast, and yes a couple of hours later, I felt like I had been "glutened". I called my mother crying and asking her what I should/could do.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Viola
I have a good friend who had a similar experience and discovered that it was the peel of the apple. She can eat them if she peels them first.

Liz, you are right, there have been a few of us that have found that we can tollerate apples quite nicely if we peel them first. The skin is very difficult to digest.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

A small proportion of celiacs have fructose intolerance - and the fruit that tops the list is apples. Fructose intolerance can be diagnosed by a hydrogen breath test. If you are still experiencing problems with apples and other fruits and vegetables it may be worth getting yourself tested for it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I also have to peel my apples, I don't like the skin of apples and I never have, to make it stranger I also put a little salt on them brings out the juices better. :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've had trouble digesting apples, too, so I'm careful about eating them. I do better with the less sweet varieties, and I always peel them - the peel has so many chemicals and fungacides on it and I'm sure not all has been washed off before they're dipped in wax so that you can't get it off even if you want to - I just don't want to be ingesting all that with the apple. And I think not eatnig the peel makes it more digestable, for me, anyway.

Also, initially after going on the gluten-free diet I would get stomach pain after eating about any raw fruit or vegetable. It took a couple months for this problem to resolve itself and now I can tolerate raw much better.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Apple skin is really high in fiber, if you eat enough of them it can give you D and that's in someone with a normal digestive system, so its very possible you're reacting to the high fiber content. I know that I had to watch how much fiber I got for the first six months or so, cause too much fiber would get my tummy agurglin.

Elonwy

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Fruit bothers some people, and some folks are able to eat an apple w/o the skin.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Top Posters +

  • Upcoming Events

    • June 19, 2019 04:00 PM Until 08:00 AM
      0  
       
       
       
      Celiac Emotional Healing Support Group
       
       
       
      Again you are invited to join Johnny Patout, LCSW for Baton Rouge's first emotional healing support group meeting to assist those living with celiac disease manage the emotional challenges so many of us face. Most often the emotional disturbances include depression, disinterest in normal activities, insomnia, grief, mood changes, anxiety, inability to concentrate, extreme concern about managing a gluten-free lifestyle and other emotional and behavioral challenges.
       
      The professionals at Jamestown Avenue Counseling Center created the emotional healing support group to give us a safe place to begin to process our emotions and support each other as we heal emotionally while managing celiac disease and the resulting autoimmune disorders.
       
      The emotional healing support group meets every Thursday, 6:00-7:00pm, at the Jamestown Avenue Counseling Center of Baton Rouge. Jamestown Avenue Counseling Center is located at 4637 Jamestown Avenue, Baton Rouge, Suite B-1. Suite B-1 is upstairs.
       
      The support group is free and open everyone managing celiac disease. For more information: emotionalhealingforceliacs@hotmail.com
    • July 07, 2019 Until August 03, 2019
      0  
      For more information, visit www.kefss.com or call (407) 255-6550. info@kefss.com 

      KEF USA Summer Camps Announces the New KEF Gluten-Free Camp in Orlando, Florida for Youths with Celiac Disease.

      [Orlando, FL February 6, 2019]-KEF USA is excited to announce that we will offer a new 100% gluten-free camp program to give kids and teens with Celiac Disease a safe, exciting and healthy summer. KEF USA programs offer fun and unique experiences that can only be found in Orlando, Florida. Campers explore the theme parks and local attractions, make new friends, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime.


    • July 08, 2019 Until July 09, 2019
      0  
      14th Euro-Global Gastroenterology Conference happening in Zürich, Switzerland during July 08-09, 2019. We are expecting more than 300 attendees representing from more than 40 countries who would be sharing their experiences and expertise around the world Theme: “Future Perspectives and shaping trends in Gastroenterology”
      You may learn more about our congress by visiting our website: https://europegastroenterology.gastroconferences.com/
      Tracks
      Microbiota and diseases|Acid Related Diseases|Helicobacter Pylori Treatment|Therapeutics targeting Microbioma|Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Gastroenterology|Inflammatory Bowel Diseases|Clinical Advances in Liver Diseases|Gastrointestinal Disorders and Drug Delivery|Obesity and Treatments|Gastrointestinal Pathology|Neuro Gastroenterology and Motility disorders|Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition|Gallbladder and biliary tract Diseases|Latest advances in Gastroenterology treatments|Endoscopic Innovations in Gastroenterology and surgery|Clinical and Radiographic Gastrointestinal Abnormalities|Functional GI Disorders|Changing Trends in Etiology of Liver diseases|Epigenetics of gastrointestinal diseases|Bariatric Surgery|Gastrointestinal Radiology and Imaging|Developing treatment for Viral Hepatitis and Fibrosis of Liver|Emerging Trends in Clinical Research of Liver diseases|Hepatitis B treatment Patterns|Therapies in Pancreatic cancer|Diabetes and hepatocellular carcinoma|Intestinal Metaproteomics and Type 1 Diabetes
      Conference Benefits
      ·         CME Credits  
      ·         CPD Credits
      ·         Research publication in proceeding book
      ·         Abstract publication in associated online journal
      ·         DOI by Cross-Ref
      ·         Online speaker webpage
      ·         Workshops and Symposium
      ·         Certificate for participation and attendance
      ·         Young Researchers Forum and Posters Award for Students
      ·         B2b and Networking meetings
       
      Program Director
      Sophia Williams
      Gastroenterology 2019 | Zürich | Switzerland
      conferenceseries.com https://europegastroenterology.gastroconferences.com/
      E-mail: williams.sophiaa@yandex.com
      Whatsapp us : +442382146717
×
×
  • Create New...